Archive for the ‘Adventures in Retirement’ Category

International Women’s Day: 5 Inspirational Women Over 65

Posted on: March 7th, 2019 by Judson Senior Living

Friday, March 8, is International Women’s Day, a day to officially recognize and celebrate the achievements of women. Of course, inspirational women surround us every day of the year. Here are five outstanding women over 65 who have set the bar high. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Legal Luminary Scholar, feminist and famous judicial dissenter, the Honorable […]

5 Ways to Seek Adventure After Retiring

Posted on: January 16th, 2019 by Judson Senior Living

Most people work 40 or more years before they are able to retire. While you’ve no doubt earned the right to sit on the couch, or at the beach, and do nothing, is that what you really want to do with this hard-earned time? Some relaxation is definitely in order, but be sure to prioritize […]

Judson Park Resident Nina Gibans Connects the Dots

Posted on: November 28th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

If you think joie de vivre comes with an expiration date, just consider Nina Freedlander Gibans.  Poet, curator, educator, director, producer, facilitator, self-identified “cultural consultant,” and author of seven books, Nina, 86, has long been a relevant and respected voice on the Cleveland cultural scene. The Judson Park resident continues to transition gracefully from project […]

Adventures in Retirement: Exploring Antarctica, Botswana, and Alaska

Posted on: October 31st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Not too many years ago, if you saw a large, cherry-red Hummer truck tooling around the Chagrin River valley, Fran Baker may have been in the driver’s seat. Besides being a truck lover, Fran is a world traveler, award-winning nature photographer, and accomplished collector of Navajo artifacts, petrified wood, African masks, Zuni fetishes, exotic jewelry, […]

A New Stage: Judson Manor’s Theatre in the Circle Earns a 2018 Cleveland Arts Prize Nomination

Posted on: August 9th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Ask Judson Manor residents Bill and Mark Corcoran how they feel about their nomination for a 2018 Cleveland Arts Prize, and you’ll hear words like “pleased,” “proud,” and even “dumbfounded.” The nomination recognizes the Corcorans’ work in establishing the groundbreaking Theatre in the Circle at Judson Manor, the independent retirement living community in University Circle. […]

The Cardinal Takes Flight at South Franklin Circle

Posted on: July 19th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Once a month, a core group of four communications-minded members convenes at South Franklin Circle, where they nudge along their fledgling project, The Cardinal. For Connie Miller, Nancy King Smith, Pauline Ramig, and Drew Clemens, this monthly, four-page members’ newsletter is a source of pride and pleasure, and has been since September 2017, when Residents’ […]

Celebrating a Visionary Leader and Grass-Roots Advocates for Green Space in University Circle

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Last week, Judson was a place of celebration honoring a visionary leader and a grass-roots advocate for green space in University Circle. We hosted University Circle Inc. at Judson Manor for their annual spring board meeting, during which Judson Manor residents, George and Virginia Havens as well as past President and CEO, Cynthia H. Dunn, […]

The Compassionate Community: South Franklin Circle Develops a Culture of Caring

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

What is compassion? How do we develop it? And how do we reach out and offer compassion to others? These are some of the questions being explored by a group of South Franklin Circle residents, under the gentle facilitation of Cathy Lewis and Stuart Crampton. Cathy has lived at South Franklin Circle since 2013; Stuart […]

Stacy’s Five Great Benefits of Aging

Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by Stacy Brubaker

Stacy Brubaker is the Phelps Initiative Nurse Practitioner at Judson, as part of the Phelps Collaborative for Older Adult and Family Engagement. The purpose of this initiative is to educate nursing students at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University about geriatric care, while educating, providing clinical practice and conducting research on […]

Play about Epistles from the Heart Set for Judson Stage

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

To listen to Dorothy Silver and George Roth talk about letters is to honor – and lament – the lost art of letter writing. Fortunately, these legends of Cleveland theater will revive that art, at least symbolically, when Theatre in the Circle presents “Love Letters,” A.R. Gurney’s play about how very intimate an exchange of such […]